Episode 47: Upside Down Spiders and Rhododendrons in Winter

 

Have you ever wondered how spiders are able to crawl upside down across the ceiling and not fall? Casey looked into it. Creepy as they may be, spiders are actually quite fascinating.

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Rhododendrons aren’t the ideal plant for the Treasure Valley’s climate and soils, but people still love to plant them. Daniel explains why rhododendrons curl up their leaves in the shape of a cigar during the winter.

Rhododendron brachyanthum via wikimedia commons

For more information about how spiders walk upside down go here.

For more information about rhododendrons in the winter go here

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This episode aired on Radio Boise in February 2019 and featured music by Toy Zoo.

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